These past two weeks I got to do a bit of travel for work and the food was so amazing. Here is but a sampling. Myanmar foods have some interesting smells but always contain some green vegetables, pickled items, curried meats, rice and noodles. It's a mashup of Chinese, Indian and Thai influence. Yes, that… Continue reading Food
I can't even write like I've traveled around the place much since I've been here. The extent of my travels has been in Yangon where I live, Pyay, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Daw and those were for school field trips. But Myanmar has some pockets of gems, outside of it's dirty façade. It is a… Continue reading Explore Myanmar
I just wanted to share some “lost file” photos of the Makers Market I went to some months ago. Makers Market is a cool pop up market that happens the first Sunday of each month at Kandawgyi Lake in the evening time. Vendors sell some pretty cool stuff that you wouldn’t find in the malls… Continue reading Makers Market
To put simply, No. Is it all adventurous and exploring? No. I work. And I be tired. And Fridays I get excited to go home after football practice and just chill in my longyi and chat with Z over wine about the week. My life isn't glamorous but I enjoy it. My salary affords me… Continue reading Have I Glamorized the Living Abroad Experience?
And a lack of patience on my part. I'm still getting into my groove a month later. I actually just got my internet installed today. Yay for small miracles. But let me tell you about the process. Almost three weeks ago, I went to the plaza and got signed up for internet services. I was… Continue reading A Comedy of Errors…
August marked the completion of my first year abroad and one year since I cut my hand which required my first-ever hospital stay and surgery. Quite the adventure abroad I'm having. You can read a little about that experience here. How has my hand healed up? Pretty good actually. I do feel pain from the scar… Continue reading Hand Injury Anniversary
The nature of working abroad in an international school is much like being an international student abroad: when you start, everything is new, exciting and fresh. It takes a little to settle in and you cling to your fellow newbies like a life vest because it feels like you're in open water. You spend the… Continue reading When People Leave